Office of Multicultural Affairs
Leadership Opportunities

Admissions Liaison Team

  • OMA Admissions Liaisons

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    The role of an OMA-Admissions Liaison is to assist both the Office of Admissions and the Office of Multicultural Affairs with the recruitment and guidance of first-year and transfer students at Seattle University.  The liaisons will reach out to traditionally underrepresented population groups in hopes of fostering a sense of community and diversity at Seattle University. These groups include: racial minority groups, LGBTQ students, first-generation students, commuter students, and economically-disadvantaged students.

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and Office of Admissions will collaborate to select a group of mature and dedicated undergraduate leaders to be OMA-Admissions Liaisons. They are expected to possess a specific body of knowledge about SU acquired through experience and training, and they must be sincerely interested and skillful in utilizing this information for the development of the Seattle University community.

    Responsibilities

    • Introduce prospective students to the university by maintaining an open, helpful attitude and using effective communication skills
    • Attend at least two coordinated events per quarter
    • Serve as a positive representative of the university to potential new students and their families
    • Assist in recruiting activities such as Open Houses, Information Nights, Preview Days, Sullivan Day, college fairs, high school visits, and other events
    • Participation in group visit events such as student panels or presentations
    • Sign up online for events and programs and track participation
    • Read and respond to admissions-related emails on Seattle University account in a prompt manner
    • Meet on a monthly basis for an OMA-Admission Liaison Team meeting
    • Acquire working knowledge of the SU admissions process and information pertinent to first-year and transfer applicant

    Qualifications

    • Leadership potential and experience
    • Good disciplinary standing
    • Good academic standing, with minimum cumulative and major grade point averages of 2.5
    • Commitment to the mission of the OMA-Admissions Liaison Team and Seattle University
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of team members, students, parents, and university staff
    • Desire to learn about the university's community, programs, admissions policies, and procedures
    • Demonstrated record of flexibility, responsibility, and willingness to assist others
    • Desire to grow, learn, and reflect on self as a leader and individual

    Position Benefits

    • Acquired communication and presentation skills
    • Gained leadership development experience
    • Increased knowledge of Seattle University
    • Built relationships with Seattle University staff, faculty, and community
    • Compensation in the form of Seattle University clothing and/or gear